2008-11-14 / Top Stories

Fire Breaks Out In Hammel's Apartment

By Miriam Rosenberg

Fire broke out in a sixth floor apartment Tuesday night at Hammel Houses on Beach 82 Street. Fire broke out in a sixth floor apartment Tuesday night at Hammel Houses on Beach 82 Street. Firefighters were called to Hammel Houses on Tuesday night as fire broke out in a sixth floor apartment at the complex.

According to the FDNY 12 units and 65 firefighters responded to the call, which came in at 8:53 p.m., to apartment 6A in the six-story brick building at 82-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The fire was brought under control at 9:24 p.m.

"One minor citizen with smoke-related injuries was taken to Peninsula [Hospital Center]," said a department spokesman, who added that fire marshals will investigate.

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